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Current Scholars

  • Anne Blaes, MD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology Division

    blaes004@umn.edu

    Start Date: February 2013

    Project Title: Vascular Assessment in Breast Cancer Survivors Taking Aromatase Inhibitors

    Mentors
    1. Douglas Yee, MD (Primary) Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Medical School
    2. Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Medical School
    3. James Neaton, PhD, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health
    4. Russell V. Luepker, Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health

  • Katy Backes Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA
    Assistant Professor

    612-626-3812 | kbk@umn.edu

    Start Date: September 2011

    Project Title: Measuring Quality & Evaluating Strategies for the Care of Pregnant Women

    Mentors:
    1. Beth Virnig, PhD, MPH (Primary) Professor, Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health
    2. Melissa Avery, PhD, CNM, Professor, School of Nursing
    3. Bernard Harlow, PhD, Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health

  • Alicia Allen, PhD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, Medical School

    (612) 624-0896 | alle0299@umn.edu

    Start Date: January 2014

    Project Title: Effect of Smoking on Stress-Induced Allopregnanolone Response in Women by Menstrual Phase

    Mentors
    1. Dorothy Hatsukami, PhD (primary), Professor, Department of Psychiatry
    2. Sharon Allen, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health
    3. Lynn Eberly, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
    4. Mustafa al'Absi, PhD, Director, Duluth Medical Research Institute

  • Susan Mason, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health

    smmason@umn.edu

    Start Date: September 2013

    Project Title: Psychological & Behavioral Mechanisms Linking Abuse Victimization to Obesity

    Mentors
    1. Bernard Harlow, PhD (Primary), Mayo Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
    2. Richard MacLehose, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
    3. Patricia Frazier, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology
    4. Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, PhD, MPH, RD, Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
    5. Melissa Avery, PhD, RN, Professor & Chair, Child & Family Health Cooperative

  • Rebekah Nagler, PhD
    Assistant Professor, School of Journalism & Mass Communication

    nagle026@umn.edu

    Start Date:January 2014

    Project Title: Exposure to Cancer Screening Media Controversy & its Influence on Underserved Women's Perceptions, Screening Behaviors & Clinical Interactions

    Mentors:
    1. John Finnegan, PhD (Primary), Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health,
    2. Alexander Rothman, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology
    3. Marco Yzer, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Journalism & Mass
    Communication
    4. K. (Vish) Viswanath, PhD, Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health



Past Scholars

  • Daheia Barr-Anderson, PhD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

    barra027@umn.edu

  • Jerica Berge, PhD, MPH, LMFT
    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

    612-626-3693 | jberge@umn.edu

    Start/End Date: 06/2008-08/2011

  • Carolyn Garcia, PhD, RN
    Associate Professor, University of Minnesota

    garcia@umn.edu

    Start/End Date: 02/2008-02/2011

  • Rahel Ghebre, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

    ghebr004@umn.edu

    Start/End Date: 04/2008-04/2011

  • Susanta Hui, PhD
    Associate Professor, University of Minnesota

    612-626-4484 | huixx019@umn.edu

    Start/End Date: 01/2008-01/2011

  • Vishal Lamba, PhD
    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

    lamba005@umn.edu

    Start/End Date: 02/2011-02/2013